User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Grazing
Last updated: Jul 11 2018 19:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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“It was like walking on another planet”: Spring Creek fire ravages ranching family’s home, cemetery 11.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Morgan family has lived on a 350-acre ranch near La Veta for more than 40 years, having purchased the land in 1977. But when the Spring Creek fire began heading toward their property and home Thursday evening, they had only two and a half hours to evacuate.
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Colorado wildfire update: Blazes take toll on stressed wildlife, humans warned to take precautions 11.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
More than 182,000 acres of land have been scorched by Colorado wildfire this season and the damage is taking a toll on wildlife.
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Colorado wildfire update: Colorado has the highest number of active wildfires in the country 10.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
While still early in the wildfire season, drought-plagued Colorado is outpacing all other U.S. states when it comes to the number of actively-burning wildfires, according to federal statistics.
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Colorado wildfire update: Spring Creek fire set to become 2nd largest in state history 10.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
More than a dozen wildfires burned Monday across Colorado as dozens more burned across the western United States.
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Spring Creek fire burns former Forbes Ranch, Colorado’s largest private land holding home to three 14ers 10.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
As the Spring Creek Fire raged through Costilla and Huerfano Counties, it affected thousands of acres of land and property, including Trinchera Ranch -- a 172,000-acre haven formerly colloquially known as "Forbes Ranch."
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Colorado wildfires update: The latest from the Spring Creek Fire, 416 Fire and others burning across the state 2.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Major fires burning across Colorado as noon on Sunday, July 1. All information is current as of Sunday morning unless otherwise noted.
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Lightning storm looms as 416 wildfire grows to 25,900 acres 13.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
With fire conditions already at historically dangerous levels in southwest Colorado, firefighters are nervously watching a forecast that calls for an approaching lightning storm.
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Firefighters keep 416 wildfire’s raging flames, floating embers from igniting any homes 12.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The 416 wildfire scorches another 1,247 acres of heavy pine forest without injuring any firefighters or destroying any homes.
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San Juan National Forest to close as 416 wildfire grows to 22,000 acres 11.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Firefighters working through Sunday night stopped the advance of the 416 Fire at the boundary of the town of Hermosa Creek, saving hundreds of homes even as the wildfire continued to grow to a total of 22,131 acres, authorities say.
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PHOTOS: 416 fire near Durango, Colorado 9.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A growing team of firefighters is battling the 416 wildfire in hopes of preventing it from reaching and consuming hundreds of homes as another round of mandatory evacuations were issued Friday morning for 304 residences. Law enforcement officers began knocking on the doors of homes at 10 a.m. Friday on the east and west sides […]
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Efforts failing to save U.S. West sagebrush land, officials say 25.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Officials say they're losing the battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support cattle ranching and recreation and are home to an imperiled bird.
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Pueblo officials designate power stations historic landmark 16.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Pueblo City Council unanimously elected to designate a pair of retired power stations a local historic landmark.
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Colorado man accused of stealing $1 million from Waffle House chairman will stand trial 15.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
A Silt man will stand trial for allegedly stealing more than $1 million from Bear Wallow Ranch, a spread west of Glenwood Springs principally owned by the chairman of Waffle House Inc.
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In this part of Colorado, the West is still wild — and it’s keeping its rural roots alive with wanna-be Westerners and horse drives 12.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
It is the most visible sign that the horse ranching that emerged with the 19th-century settlement of the West may survive as an economic and cultural mainstay in northwestern Colorado. Locals here claim the area to be -- as they put it on the town sign at Maybell -- "where the West is still wild."
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Boulder County employee dies from fall at Heil Valley Ranch 12.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder County employee working at Heil Valley Ranch died after falling on a trail, sustaining a head injury.
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Metro Denver temperatures hit 83 degrees, tying 1948 record high for day 30.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
Denver on Sunday tied a record high for temperature set April 29, 1948, hitting 83 degrees, National Weather Service meteorologist Kyle Fredin said. It was the first day of the year with temperatures topping 80 degrees.
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Wildfire forces mandatory evacuations of rural subdivision to the east of Colorado Springs 30.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A wildfire burning in a rural area east of Colorado Springs has forced a mandatory evacuation of Ranch of the Rockies, a subdivision located near Hartsel.
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Feds propose offering $1,000 to people who adopt wild horses 28.4.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. land managers are proposing offering $1,000 to anyone willing to adopt wild horses gathered from public lands to alleviate a backlog of mustangs in government corals and shrink what they say are badly overpopulated herds across the West.
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State mining regulators reject controversial proposal for 239-acre gravel mine near Colorado Springs wildlife habitat 27.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
State mining regulators on Thursday rejected a bitterly-contested push to blast a 239-acre gravel pit into wildlife habitat along Colorado's Front Range south of Colorado Springs, tilting toward protection of the environment in the face of development demands.
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A 239-acre gravel mine has been proposed next to a Colorado Springs wildlife preserve. A vote this week will show where the state’s priorities lay. 25.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
A battle over the proposed 239-acre Hitch Rack Ranch gravel mine along Colorado's already-scarred Front Range mountains is blowing up into a test case: How does a state increasingly oriented toward natural beauty handle extractive projects that ravage the beauty?
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